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n. country in southwestern Asia at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea; people of Israel, Jewish people; name given to Jacob after he wrestled with the angel (Biblical)

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Israel , officially the State of Israel (, , ; , , ), is a country in Western Asia, on the south-eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea. It shares land borders with Lebanon in the north, Syria in the northeast, Jordan on the east, the Palestinian territories (or State of Palestine) comprising the West Bank and Gaza Strip on the east and southwest respectively, Egypt and the Gulf of Aqaba in the Red Sea to the south, and it contains geographically diverse features within its relatively small area. In its Basic Laws Israel defines itself as a Jewish and Democratic State; it is the world's only Jewish-majority state.

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Israel

Noun
1. Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
(synonym) State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion
(hypernym) country, state, land
(part-holonym) Middle East, Mideast, Near East
(member-meronym) Israeli
(part-meronym) Acre, Akko, Akka, Accho
(class) kibbutz
(class) al-Fatah, Fatah, al-Asifa
2. an ancient kingdom of the Hebrew tribes at the southeastern end of the Mediterranean Sea; founded by Saul around 1025 BC and destroyed by the Assyrians in 721 BC
(hypernym) kingdom
(part-holonym) Middle East, Mideast, Near East
(member-meronym) Israelite


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Israel
n. Israel, country in southwestern Asia at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea; descendants of Jacob, people of Israel, Jewish people; name which God gave Jacob after he wrestled with the angel

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Israel
nm. Israel, country in southwestern Asia at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea; people of Israel, Jewish people; name given to Jacob after he wrestled with the angel (Biblical)


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